Now Upload & Share Images on Twitter at ease!!!

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Thinking of a way to upload & share image on twitter? Now you can upload & share any images on twitter just at the click of mouse.

When you click inside tweet box you will see two small icons on bottom left corner below the tweet box. One is a small picture of Camera & other is of a compass.

Clicking on the image of camera opens up the file upload dialog bog. Now browse any picture you want to upload from your computer & press the open button. The picture will be available just below the tweet box. If you just dont want to share the image click on the cross button on the image. The image will get deleted.

Now write your tweet and click tweet button & it will be shared automatically.

You may upload images upto 3MB Size & it will be scaled automatically to adjust the display pan on the right side of your twitter timeline.

Click on the tweet you can view the complete tweet and enlarged Image on the detail panel.

Happy Sharing!!!

Image search on twitter.com

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The other day I discovered a feature in twitter.com though its not new. I just like to share with you. Just type sp on anywhere in twitter page. Don’t type in Search Text box available on to of page or the tweet box.  It  will pop up a small search text box. Type any keyword of your choice it show you image result for the keyword.  Though this is small shortcut but its quite useful sometime.

Payment Gateway Options.Accept payment online!!!

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While selecting for a payment gateway for accepting payments on website, one question usually my clients ask me is: Which payment gateway to use?

Before selecting any Payment Gateway option for accepting payment on your website we should consider few facts:

1. Which Currency you are planning to accept: You have to decide in which currency you are planning to bill your customer. Say your target customer is Indian and your preferred currency is INR then choosing a payment gateway which does not support Indian Rupee Currency will not serve your purpose.  If you display your prices in INR and bill them in USD there will always be difference in final amount to be paid by customer. And this will make your customer uncomfortable shopping in your online store.

2. Payment Gateways Charges: Any payment gateway have some charges associated with them: Setup Charge, Annual Maintenance Charge, Transaction Charges & Cancellation Charges. There are payment gateways that don’t charge Setup & Annual maintenance Charges. The transaction charges usually varies with volume of transaction. So before you chose any payment gateway for accepting payments on your website go through the fine prints. Make yourself acquainted with the charges associated.

3. Ease with Integration: Though its not directly linked to you as a owner or as a visitor. Though this is  more concern for your development team. They are to decide level of  complexity required to integrate the payment gateway and how much they are comfortable.

4. Payment settlement cycle: Almost all payment gateway have there different payment settlement cycle. Each provider maintain a minimum balance in there account and transfer the balance to your account. The mode of payment can differ: direct fund transfer, Cheque or DD, etc.  After each transaction you have to usually capture your order giving your dispatch details or order execution detail  in your payment gateway module before actually money gets transferred to your account from customer card.  After you capture your order payment gateway usually transfers the money on weakly basis.

Few payment gateway providers:

CCAvenue

CCAvenue estables in 2001 claims to be zero debt company from the date of its inception. It is based in Mumbai,India with subsidiary office in USA & Singapore. Its package starts from Rs. 7500/- Setup Fee with per transaction charges  of 7%. The per transaction charges reduces upto 3% if you pay a setup fee of Rs. 40000/-. CCAvenue also charges an Annual Software Maintenance Charge starting as low as rs. 1200/-. You can bill your customer in INR or USD.  You can accepts payment via credit cards, Debit Cards, Indian Internet banking, mobile payment & cash cards.

EBS

EBS was established in 2005 by young entrepreneur for providing comprehensive & easy solutions to e-commerce industry. Using this payment gateway you can accept on your website from Credit Cards, debit cards,   Indian Internet banking, mobile paymets & cash cards. Here packages starts from Setup fee of Rs. 6000/- and 6% per transaction fee. And the transaction fee can go as low as 3.25 if you pay an initial setup of fee of Rs. 30000/-. They charge Rs. 2400/- per year as Annual Maintenance Charge.

Paypal

Its one of the most known company world wide for providing solutions for accepting payment online. Paypal was founded on December 1998. And based in San Jose, California.  Paypal don’t charge any Setup Fee. You can just register yourself on there website, validate your account using a credit card and integrate with your website to start accepting payment.  Paypal charges starts as low as 3.4%+0.30USD per transaction.  One of the most important drawback with paypal for an Indian Website Store that you cannot bill your customer in INR.

I have tried to highlight some points you should consider before selecting a payment gateway and some payment gateway option. As a service provider in this field you can approach us for payment gateway integration with your website or for any e-commerce solutions. You can visit us at www.mindkey.in or mail us @ sales@mindkey.in

I would be pleased to know your feedback & views on this topic.

Top Email Marketing Softwares

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For any company communication with customer is very import whether to new or with existing customer. Every company tries to enhance there business by improving there communication with customer. Mass Email Marketing is one of the most cost effective & viable means of communication.

Whether its a Launch of new product, information about company or opening of a new branch mass emailing is one of the best and most effective means to reach to your customer. With various professional online mass email marketing softwares will make your work much easier in very cost effective ways.

Besides this we offer various customized email marketing solutions and web hosting solutions customized for mass email marketing campaigns. For more details visit us at www.mindkey.in or mail us at support@mindkey.in

Here we will be discussing some few major Online Email Marketing Services available that will give value to your investment. Go through there reviews, features and pricing to determine which email marketing solutions fits you the best.

Interspire

Interspire Email Marketing Software is a full featured email marketing software that you can buy online download and install in your server. The best part is you don’t need to pay any monthly fees for the usage or pay per mail or pay per email id. It has all the feature you require for any email marketing campaign.

Few features of Interspire Email Marketing Software:

* Completely browser based *No monthly or per email fees *Perpetual, lifetime license *No list size limits or fees *No “powered by” link in your emails *Runs on YOUR web server *Use your mail server or 3rd party *100% unencrypted PHP code *Private label in 5 minutes *Surveys and feedback forms *Dozens of built-in templates *Step-by-step campaign wizard *Custom fields for personalization *In-email dynamic content blocks NEW! *Unlimited auto responders *Split test email campaigns *Powerful XML-based API *Powerful, automated triggers *Full campaign statistics *Google Analytics integration *Automated bounced email processing *Full WYSIWYG campaign editing *Per user email throttling *Easily import/export contacts *Pause and resume sending *Automatic event logging *Built-in CRM functionality *Google Calendar integration *RSS email campaign archive

VerticalResponse

VerticalResponse is an online based email marketing service. This is suited for business of all size to establish a strong customer relationship.Start with a free 30 Days trial period. Later pay as low as $8.5 per month.

They promises to deliver 98%+ emails to inbox. Some of the feature of this email software :

* Make email with ease from inbuilt templates *Send & Share your email over social networks like Facebook, Twitter, etc using the inbuilt email sharing option

ConstantContact

ConstantContact offers you 400+ easy to use email template. With pricing starts $15 per month its also a good option fro your email marketing campaign. In addition to mass email marketing it also offers you event marketing, online survey and social media sharing option.

Some of the ConstantContact Email Marketing Software features:

*Sign up for 60 Days free trial period. * Step by Step Email Creation * Easy to edit 400+ pr0fessional email templates that suits you best. * Easy Email List Management * Over 97% Email delivery in Inbox * Import Contact from Excel List,CSV file, Gmail, Microsoft Outlook,etc

iConnect

iConnect now offering a free version of there email marketing software for individual, local organization & very small business. There free edition is packed with all features required. You may start using there paid service with a free 30days trial period. And there monthly pricing start from $10

Fatures of  iContact email marketing service are as follows:

*Easy Start * Over 500+ Email Templates * Twitter & Facebook integration * Powerful Tracking & Reporting *Award winning Customer Support

So these were few email marketing software with there benefits. Visit there site, go through the detail features & pricing, sign up for free trial period and go for the email solutions that suits your needs and budget.

At any stage if you need any support in setup, using and customizing solutions fell free to contact us visiting www.mindkey.in or mail u at support@mindkey.in

Free Chat Service for your Website.

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Have a website? And want to have chat service for it? Just visit www.zopim.com  Its  completely user friendly free chat service for your website.

It takes only 60 secs for a non technical guy from signup to integration with website. After sign up it gives you few simple lines of codes. You just dont need to understand them. Copy & Paste them into your website pages and chat widget will be ready for use. Zopim Website chat widget is very attractive and easy visible to your visitor. You can even customize its position on website.

Its admin dashboard is very easy to use and is integrated with google analytics. After Login you can have  daily statistics of no of per day page views, visits, unique visitors, conversations, agent message & visitor message in graphical representation.

In admin dash board on you right you will get list of visitors on your website. Just move your mouse on any visitor it will show you details : visitor’s landing page, IP Address of visitor, Visitor’s Browser Type, Country, referrer  & search term if your visitor coming from any search engine. So it gives you a complete understanding of visitors’ profile. Just click on visitor detail and you can start chatting with you website visitor.

You can even integrate the zopim chat service dash board IM like  MSN, Yahoo, AIM Messenger or GTalk. So you dont have to remain hooked to zopim dash board. Integrate with any messenger and whenever any visitor visits your website chat window will pop up. You can just click and start chatting with your visitor.

Zopim Chat is a full featured free chat service for your website. So if you are looking for a service I will recommend you to visit www.zopim.com .

If you want us to integrate the service for you just visit our website www.mindkey.in or mail us at support@mindkey.in and we will do the implementation for you.

All about Google+ !!!

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Google has recently launched  Google+, another social networking project like Orkut, Buzz or Wave. As during launch of Gmail some seven years back, its also a invitation only release.

It has added some good features as of Facebook. One of the better features that I liked is the Circles. You create different circles by just dragging & dropping people into circles. That lets you share different content to different circle of people. Like some comments that you want to share with your friends may not want to share with your parents.

Next in Google+ you have Hangouts, this gives you the power of Video chat room for upto 10 people at one place(though you need to download a plugin for that). After setting up your microphone and webcam you are ready for your video chat. As people joins you the screens divides into small squares of video. With your Video coming in Big Central Screen when you starts chatting with others. You come to small square whenever others start talking.

Like facebook Google+ gives you the facility to upload images instantly to your Google+ profile. Due to integration with Picasa you get all of its features with unlimited storage. You can zoom in pictures by just clicking on it. It zooms in with a side panel that displays comments made by your friends. Here also you can share different photographs among your circles that will not be available among each other.

Next feature that I would like talk here is called Sparks that lets you get latest content on articles, news, blogs posts, videos, etc. So you are handy with things you are interested in.

Huddle is a group text messaging feature that helps you to message among a group of people in a single screen. Its a cost effective way of messaging though this feature is available in only some Android phones. This feature is much like the blackberry Messanger and Whatapps

So I believe google has taken from where facebook has stopped. And its worth trying Google+ . Just ask you friend to send an invitation and enjoy the power of technology.

Welcome to teckSpace

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Welcome to teckSpace!!! A place where I would like to discuss technology trends in the field of Software Development, Web Development, E-Commerce Solutions, Online Security, CMS,etc.

I will also like to get feed back from visitors on various topic that would be brought for discussion.

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